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Curtis & Jones_SHPO


The Big Mill Apartments, formerly the Curtis and Jones Company Shoe Factory (Berks County),
Construction Project Award: This building was a major shoe manufacturer from 1902 to 1974, until it was repurposed as part of the huge retail outlet center in Reading. Today, the building features 69 apartments that are 100% leased with a pizza restaurant and pediatric clinic as neighborhood amenities.

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